2001 - 2005 

Macalester College, St Paul MN 

Bachelor of Arts, Economics

GPA 3.8 Magna Cum Laude, Member Phi Beta Kappa & Omicron Delta Epsilon

Study Abroad: Oslo, Norway 2004




Shakti Rising: Week Long Women's Yoga Retreat with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, July 1-7, Kinvara, Ireland



Received RYT-500 designation from the Yoga Alliance in December.

30 Hour Relax and Renew© Level 1, Judith Hanson Lasater, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

      I am a certified Relax and Renew© teacher (also referred to as Restorative Yoga.)

20 Hour Yoga for the Pelvic Floor, Leslie Howard, Oakland Yoga Studio, Oakland CA

20 Hour Rebuilding Stability, Celebrating Strength: Yoga for Healing Trauma, Darcy Lyon, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

18 Hour Feminine Powers and Feminine Practice with Britt Fohrman, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

16 Hour Training in Holistic Post-Natal Care, Chrisandra Fox-Walker & Kimberly Johnson, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

8 Hour What Every Yoga Teacher Should Know About Post-Partum, Chrisandra Fox-Walker & Kimberly Johnson Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA



100 Hour Therapeutic Teacher Training with Harvey Deutch, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

50 Hour Advanced Core Studies Teacher Training, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

40 Hour Sequencing Teacher Training with Mark Stephens, Yoga Tree, San Francisco CA

12 Hour Samadhi Pada: Yoga Sutra In-Depth, Jessica and Stephane Dreyfus, San Francisco CA

6 Hour Yoga as a Somatic Practice with Ariel Howland, San Francisco CA



Received RYT-200 designation from the Yoga Alliance.



250 Hour Flow Yoga Teacher Training with Leah Gilman, Barefoot Movement, Oakland CA

18 Hour Pre-Natal Training with Cybele Tomlinson, Barefoot Movement, Oakland CA


2011 - 2014

Various Workshops, annual Yoga Journal Conference, San Francisco CA

Teachers include: Bo Forbes, Jnani Chapman, Baron Baptiste, Judith Hanson Lasater, Leslie Howard, Gary Kraftsow, David Swenson, Jane Austin, Jason Crandell, Annie Carpenter, Jenny Sauer-Klein, Anna Forrest, Brent Kessel, Seane Corn, and more!



Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) through the California Massage Therapy Council, #13649, since 2010.


2010 - 2012

500+ Hours, McKinnon Body Therapy Center

Touch for Common Health Conditions Certificate



60 Hours, International Training Massage School, Chiang Mai, Thailand


Healing Touch & Energy Healing


February: 2 Day Workshop with Cyndi Dale, Lafayette CA



March: 2 Day Workshop with Cyndi Dale, Lafayette CA


2013 - 2014

Healing Touch Practitioner Apprentice

Mentor: Suzanne Mittica



Level 4, Healing Touch Program, Barbara Starke, Burlingame CA

Level 3, Healing Touch Program, Carol Kinney, Lafayette CA

Level 2, Healing Touch Program, Carol Kinney, Lafayette CA



Level 1, Healing Touch International, Elizabeth Helms, San Francisco CA


Intuitive Reading



Intuitive Training, Parts 1 & 2, Intuitive Way, Lafayette CA


Intuitive Meditation Parts 1 & 2, Intuitive Way, Lafayette CA


Other Continuing Education


BlogHer Conference, San Jose CA

International Pelvic Pain Society's Annual Fall Meeting, Chicago IL